INNOVATE, ADAPT OR DIE

“Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation” Dean Kamen “Innovation is hard. It...

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Of Evolution, Revolution and Disruption a Requiem for Crude Oil

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change” – Albert Einstein Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) was an English naturalist,...

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MERCHANTS OF FAITH IN THE AGE OF HUNGER

Today, this column is devoted to an interrogation of issues raised in “Saved for His Praise”, a new book by the journalist and...

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Beyond The Agricultural Value Chain In Nigeria

I was privileged to give the dinner speech at the 59th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society in Abuja on September 27, 2018. I...

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Subsidies: Working the Monkey and Feeding the Baboon

“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And...

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ALEX OTTI’s technocratic skills and distinctions fit to lead Abia

Dr. ALEX OTTI:  Leader, Banker, Catalyst and Pillar of Empowerment…. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” It seems...

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I Still Don’t Do Politics

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI Two weeks ago, we started with a discussion of why it is important that we populate the political space with...

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I DON’T DO POLITICS III

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI alex.otti@thisdaylive.com “The worst illiterate is the political illiterate. He hears nothing, sees nothing,...

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In The Long Run, We Are All Dead

OUTSIDE THE BOX By Alex Otti Economics has been described as a dismal science by those who don’t understand that the exactitude of the...

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Mr. President, You Do Need an Economic Team

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI That we are facing challenges with the economy is no longer news. Oil prices have remained low and around $50...

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